Valtteri Bottas certified in pole place Saturday forward of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton for Formulation One’s 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.
Hamilton holds a 30-point championship lead over Bottas in his quest for a record-equaling seventh world title after profitable the British GP on the similar Silverstone circuit final weekend which is closed to spectators because of the coronavirus pandemic.
“I wasn’t that nice, however Valtteri did a superb job and deserved pole,” Hamilton mentioned.
Bottas clocked a quickest lap on the central England circuit of 1 minute, 25.154 seconds, 0.063 seconds forward of Hamilton.
“The race tempo is there, so the primary job is to get a superb begin off the road (on Sunday),” Bottas mentioned.
Nico Hulkenberg, deputizing at Racing Level for Sergio Perez who stays sidelined with coronavirus, certified in third.